Category Archive: Europe

Jan 27 2015

It’s here, the book is here!

It’s here!  Really it is!  After tackling the writing, and the technical challenges of publishing, the book is finally available on Amazon. Your support during the writing and now for the launch has been amazing. Here is a little snippet for you to whet the appetite: “We drove south to M’Hamid for an unquestionably touristy …

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Nov 07 2012


La Linea, Spain Remember that feeling? As a kid, everything was so exciting and new.  You had to run everywhere to see it first.  See it now.  And you’d be running as fast as you could, and there would be this fence in front of you, with all this unknown possibility on the other side.  …

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Nov 06 2012

Spanish excursions


La Linea, Spain So, here we are.  We have finally made it to the south of Spain.  On the whole, we kept dry and warm. We decided on our trip through Spain that we would avoid the toll roads, and enjoy the more scenic routes the country has.  We also opted to explore the interior of …

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Nov 02 2012

Counting the pennies…


Ruidera, Spain So, there is much discussion always about budget.  There is also very little information about what other travellers have used once on the road.  And to be honest, it also will differ vastly from one traveller to another, dependant on preferences, activities etc.  (All costs below are per day for both of us.) …

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Nov 01 2012

Three seasons day


31st October 2012 This was the day of 3 seasons! The whole night we listened to the sound of rain. Not heavy, torrential, storms, but a consistent steady rain the whole night. When we awoke, our poor little ground tent – with us inside – was located strategically almost inside a small lake that was …

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Oct 30 2012

New content added!

Today, we have added the first of hopefully many photo galleries for you to look at.  Please click on the “Photography” tab on the menu. Also, we have started adding information on obtaining visas.  This, too, will be added to as we travel along. kind regards African GirlChild & Viking Explorer

Oct 29 2012

Charging across Europe

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29th October 2012 Nefiach, near Perpignan, France We have spent 3 days charging through Europe to avoid the “inclement” weather. The day after we left the Alps to head to Lyon, the first snowfalls arrived in the Alps. The day we left Lyon to head to Avignon, they were expecting snow in Lyon. It has …

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Oct 27 2012

Chasing the heat


Avignon, France Our journey took another unexpected, but probably very sensible, turn today. You will have read about our decision to turn left at Jonkoping in Sweden and head for the warmth of my sister’s house in Oslo instead of braving the cold northern regions of Norway. You will also have read about our drive …

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